Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Last updated 13 min ago
Aug 23 2011 | 1:25am ET
Jonathan Sorrell, the head of a Goldman Sachs private equity fund that invests in hedge fund managers, will leave the bank to join the Man Group.
Sorrell has been named head of strategy at the world's largest hedge fund and will join its executive committee. He will be charged with expanding the firm's presence in Asia and the U.S., the Financial Times reports, adding that Man does not plan any acquisitions similar to its purchase last year of GLG Partners.
Since 2007, Sorrell, one of Goldman's top bankers, has led its Petershill Fund. That fund has invested in some of the best-known names in the hedge fund industry, among them Capula Investment Management, Trafalgar Asset Management and Winton Capital Management, and owns stakes in nine firms.
Sorrell is the second son of advertising executive Martin Sorrell to leave Goldman within the last year; his brother, Robert, resigned late last year to launch a hedge fund, Sorrell capital. His oldest brother, Mark Sorrell, remains a partner at Goldman.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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